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Kristen Hinman

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    October 13, 2011

    RFT Chows Down on Food-Writing Awards

    ​At the risk of bragging, Riverfront Times cleaned up recently at the annual Association of Food Journalists Awards. RFT editorial contributor Brooke Foster won best food feature (for a newspaper under 172,000 circulation) for her article (right), "What happens when you take the same shopping list ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    RFT Chows Down on Food Writing Awards

    ​At the risk of bragging, Riverfront Times cleaned up recently at the annual Association of Food Journalists Awards. RFT editorial contributor Brooke Foster won best food feature (for a newspaper under 172,000 circulation) for her article (right), "Tastes Like Chicken." Former staff writer Kriste ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Photo Shows RFT Reporters on Enemies List of Accused Clayton Bomber, Milton "Skip" Ohlsen

    Fox 2The "enemies" list with "Chad Garrison" and "Kristen" in the center, below Post-It notes with the names of Ohlsen's ex-wife, her divorce attorney and others.​On Wednesday, KTVI Fox 2 aired evidence seized from the downtown loft of accused Clayton bomber, Milton "Skip" Ohlsen, that confirms de ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Washington Post Highlights St. Louis Craft Beer

    St. Louis craft beer welcomes more and more breweries.​Former RFT staff writer Kristen Hinman, whose desk was located directly next to Gut Check International Headquarters, has an article in the Washington Post about the growth of the beer scene in St. Louis beyond Anheuser-Busch.Hinman gives prop ... More >>

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    October 12, 2010

    Pig Shit to Paved Roads: Ain't Science Wonderful?

    image via​Innoventor, an Earth City-based company, got a $1 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency last year to build a pressure cooker-like contraption that reduces pig waste into bio-oil that can be used to make asphalt, among other things. Former Riverfront Times staff writ ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    Poll: Would You Shop at a Downtown Farmers' Market?

    Yesterday, Kristen Hinman posted the news that the Downtown St. Louis Partnership has asked Patrick Horine of Tower Grove Farmers' Market, Local Harvest Grocery and Local Harvest Café & Catering to help organize a new farmers' market downtown.The item has already prompted several comments both ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    The Ten Most Important St. Louis Restaurant Openings of the Aughts #2: Monarch (2003)

    ​Monarch (2003)Josh Galliano is reason enough to rank Monarch so high: The Louisiana native, sent packing when Katrina devastated New Orleans, is everything you could want in a chef -- creative yet respectful of tradition; ambitious yet humble. Yet he has been the executive chef at Monarch for onl ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    The Top Ten Pannus Photos on the Internet!

    In honor of Jane Doe v. V. Leroy Young, et al., a.k.a the Case That Will Not Die, Unreal presents ...The Top Ten Pannus Photos on the Internet!But first we'd like to take a moment to point out that in his polemic yesterday about the plaintiff's Motion for a New Trial, Riverf ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009

    Doe v. Young Returns! Because There's No Such Thing As Too Much Pannus

    Click the pic to download your own personal copy of the motion for a new trial.​Two weeks after a federal jury decided that a trio of local cosmetic surgeons must pay his client $100,000 for having supplied photographs of her to Riverfront Times, attorney Richard Witzel has filed a motion for a ne ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009

    Calling All Drunkards, Liars and Enemies of God!

    Photo by Kristen Hinman​ How's this for a catchy Christian billboard? Spotted on I-55 North just before the Gravois Road exit....

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    October 1, 2009

    Pi Fight!

    ​RFT scribe Kristen Hinman has an interesting article on our food blog Gut Check about an ownership squabble at the popular Pi Restaurant -- a.k.a. Barack Obama's favorite pizzeria.Check out the details of the "Pi fight" here. 

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    June 2, 2009

    Audio: Kristen Hinman on "Butt Heads" on KTRS' McGraw Show

    You know what they say: "Smoke 'em if you got 'em." And today we got oodles of posts regarding smoking bans. So, without further ado...If you missed Kristen Hinman talk with McGraw Milhaven on talk radio station KTRS bright-and-early Friday morning, you can hear the nine-minute, fourteen-second inte ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    Even More Plaudits for Kristen Hinman and "The Pope of Pork"

    You didn't think Gut Check would let a week pass without noting another award nomination for my colleague Kristen Hinman, did you?Hinman's "The Pope of Pork" has been nominated for the 2009 Association of Food Journalists Awards Competition in the category "Best Newspaper Food Feature (Circulation 2 ... More >>

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    May 20, 2009

    More Plaudits for Kristen Hinman and "The Pope of Pork"

    Forgive me if Gut Check sounds like a broken record, but my colleague Kristen Hinman continues to pick up award nominations for her grand-slam feature story, "The Pope of Pork." Hinman's profile of hog farmer Russ Kremer is one of three finalists in the "Food Writing" category of the 2009 AltWeekly ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    Riverfront Times' Kristen Hinman Wins James Beard Award

    Riverfront Times staff writer Kristen Hinman last night won the James Beard Foundation Award in the category "Newspaper Feature without Recipes" for her article "The Pope of Pork." The article profiles Missouri hog farmer Russ Kremer and the Ozark Mountain Pork Cooperative.This is Hinman's second aw ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Chad GarrisonSomehow, it's already May. Don't know about you, but my brain is still playing catch up from approximately mid-March. At any rate, it's been another fun week on Gut Check, what with Dara sneaking into the race track, Zach accepting a bet to drink only one cup of coffee a day, Dave profi ... More >>

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    April 24, 2009

    Daily RFT Steals Gut Check's Thunder

    Our fellow Riverfront Times blog the Daily RFT today posted not one, but two items that you might find interesting. Chad Garrison writes about his trouble finding Busch beer at Busch Stadium, while Kristen Hinman previews a pie-eating event in Branson featuring none other than Al Roker.

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    April 23, 2009

    Daily RFT Story on Journalist Fired After Taking Bullet on the Job Goes Big Online

    On Tuesday Riverfront Times' writer Kristen Hinman broke the story of how the Suburban Journals laid off Todd Smith -- the reporter shot last year in the Kirkwood City Hall massacre that eventually left seven people dead. Since Tuesday afternoon, Hinman's post has exploded online. And while Hinman i ... More >>

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    April 15, 2009

    This week in RFT, April 15 to April 22

    A repertorial smorgasbord awaits this week in RFT. Writer Kristen Hinman gets the ball rolling with a story on the Liberation Christian Church, whose hip-hop "Soul Force" sermons has made for a unique worship experience every other Sunday on the Delmar Loop. You'll also want to ta ... More >>

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    April 15, 2009

    Feature Video: Holy Hip-Hop

    In this week's paper, Kristen Hinman wrote a story called Holy Hip-Hop: "Soul Force" strikes the Loop every other Sunday for a one-of-a-kind worship service. The article details the city's only Sunday morning hip-hop worship service, "Soul Force," which takes place once every month at the Regio ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    The Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    The week peaked early here at Gut Check International Headquarters. On Monday came word that Riverfront Times favorite Gerard Craft of Niche is one of five finalists in the "Best Chef - Midwest" category of the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards. As if that wasn't exciting enough, we also learned th ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    Riverfront Times' Kristen Hinman a James Beard Award Finalist

    Riverfront Times staff writer Kristen Hinman is one of three finalists in the "Newspaper Feature without Recipes" category of the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards. Hinman is nominated for "The Pope of Pork," her profile of Missouri hog farmer Russ Kremer and the Ozark Mountain Pork Cooperative.The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Red-Light Special! Lou Hamilton's SUV Stolen!

    The local daily's diva of dish, Deb Peterson, served up a huge piece of dookie this morning on local lobbyist Lou Hamilton. As Peterson recounts, some punks made off with Hamilton's 2004 GMC Yukon Denali earlier this week. Pilfered it right from his mansion on Westminster Place.The cops later found ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008

    Winter Farmers' Market Set To Begin

    The winter farmers' market at St. John Episcopal Church in Tower Grove South opens this Saturday morning.

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    November 26, 2008

    In This Week's Issue: Pork, Deluxe and Spanish Coffee

    This week's issue is now available online. Kristen Hinman presents a feature story on Russ Kremer and the Ozark Mountain Pork Cooperative. I review Deluxe Fine Food & Spirits, a comfort-food joint and bar in Maplewood. Kristie McClanahan's Drink of the Week visits Cafe Ventana for a Spanish Coff ... More >>

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    November 6, 2008

    Extra! Extra! Post-Dispatch Sells Out!

    Barack Obama delivered a massive shot in the arm to the beleaguered newspaper industry yesterday. The Illinois senator's win caused post-election day sellouts at newsstands around the country, and a spokeswoman for the Post-Dispatch tells me the local daily was no exception: All 300,000 copies w ... More >>

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    October 28, 2008

    Circulation Seesaws at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    The local daily is losing weekday subscribers but gaining Sunday takers of the paper, according to figures released yesterday by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. For the six months ending September 30, weekday circulation at the Post-Dispatch declined 9.1 percent, to 240,796. Sunday subscriptions r ... More >>

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    June 13, 2008
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    May 28, 2008
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    April 16, 2008
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    April 3, 2008

    RFT Staff Writer Appears on KMOX Over CVC Fight

    Riverfront Times staff writer Kristen Hinman appears on the Charlie Brennan Show at 10 a.m. today on KMOX. You can hear her interview at www.kmox.com. Hinman speaks about her stories on the dispute between unions and the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission -- and what conventioneers really t ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 26, 2008

    Dead Red?

    Spring has sprung, and the restaurant scene's abuzz with change.

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    March 12, 2008

    Is Red Kaput?

    Photo: Ian Froeb The saga of Loft District restaurant Red -- as detailed in my colleague Kristen Hinman's must-read piece from last week's paper -- continues. Hinman's article was published online on Wednesday, March 4. At that time, Red had reopened. However, as of 5:15 p.m. today, when Red shou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2008

    In This Week's Issue

    My review of Taqueria los Tarascos is now available online. Click here to read. Taqueria los Tarascos - Photo: Jennifer Silverberg This week's issue includes a news bonus: Kristen Hinman reveals the ownership struggle plaguing the Loft District restaurant Red. Meanwhile, Malcolm tries to keep do ... More >>

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    February 15, 2008

    The All Nude Bare Ass Naked Truth: It Ain't Over Till the Fat Lady Sues

    NOTE [published 11/19/2009]: For an update on this case and the jury's verdict, click this link to "Return of the Pannus: Jury Reaches Verdict in "Jane Doe" Nude Photos Lawsuit"Did you read Robert Patrick's story in the Metro section of Wednesday's St. Louis Post-Dispatch? The one about the woman wh ... More >>

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    February 7, 2008

    Basketball by the Book: Documentary Evidence

    I went off on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the other day for not giving credit where credit was due regarding Kristen Hinman's investigative series "Basketball by the Book," which painstakingly provided documentary evidence of residency violations on the part of Vashon High School and its boys' baske ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    Basketball by the Book: Documentary Evidence

    I went off on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the other day for not giving credit where credit was due regarding Kristen Hinman's investigative series "Basketball by the Book," which painstakingly provided documentary evidence of residency violations on the part of Vashon High School and its boys' baske ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    Keegan Hamilton takes an up-close look at Saint Louis University's new basketball coach. How did a skirmish with river rogues land a 43-year-old grandmother in court? Kristen Hinman investigates. Paul Friswold gets sucked in to the Rep's production of Dracula. Ween easily won over Jordan Har ... More >>

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    October 10, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    A big-business bookie made a fortune online, and now all bets are off. Kristen Hinman finds out why. Remember the anarchists next door? It's been a while, but now Chad Garrison has the latest on the trouble St. Louis Police Chief Joe Mokwa and his men may be in. Only Unreal could fit zombies, supe ... More >>

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    June 19, 2007

    Have They No Shame?

    An Unreal friend checked in at our morning's inbox with this: Did Kristen Hinman change her name to Tim Barker and start writing for the P-D? Surely the P-D writers aren't so brazenly lazy to simply take one of your articles, throw away the interesting but not-so-newsy background paragraphs and sla ... More >>

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    June 13, 2007

    Vet Vents

    Week of June 14, 2007

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    May 2, 2007

    RFT Readers Show Their Bunny Love

    Apparently not everyone likes to eat rabbits.

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    April 11, 2007

    "Intimacy is not the same, and I no longer wear thongs.

    "I feel as if some of my female dignity has been stolen."

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    March 14, 2007
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    March 7, 2007
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    March 2, 2007

    Hinman Wins EWA Award

    The Education Writers Association (EWA) announced the winners of the 2006 National Awards for Education Reporting today, and Riverfront Times staff writer Kristen Hinman took top honors in the Investigative Reporting category. Hinman was honored for "Basketball by the Book," her series about Vashon ... More >>

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    January 17, 2007
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    November 13, 2006

    This Is Not an Advertisement. (Or Is It?)

    This morning's Post-Dispatch arrived with an ominous orange sticker affixed to the Everyday section's front page. Looks like the daily is gearing up to put advertising on the front page. I've been calling the phone number on the sticker (along with others advertised on www.stltoday.com) all aftern ... More >>

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    October 25, 2006

    The Legacy of Creg Williams (The Remix)

    Yesterday we posted Kristen Hinman's blog entry regarding the lawsuit filed against the St. Louis Board of Education by six former associates of ousted superintendent Creg Williams. But we, uh, neglected to link to the lawsuit itself. So here you go! (Be patient if you want to view this pdf; it's a ... More >>

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    November 9, 2005

    Week of November 9, 2005

    "Scientology has answers to life's problems."

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